How to reset a Bosch Dishwasher

There are many reasons why your Bosch dishwasher might need a reset, from a simple issue with a dirty door lock to a bad button push. Most dishwashers have a way to reset by pressing buttons in a certain sequence.

Not all dishwashers require you to use the same cancel or reset buttons — refer to your specific model’s owner’s manual to determine which buttons cancel the cycle, effectively resetting it for use.

Perform the following steps in order-

To reset your Bosch Dishwasher-

Total Time: 2 minutes

  1. Hold the combination Start/Reset button until the clock display changes to 0:00

  2. Close the door of these models and wait until the clock reads 0:01 before pressing the On-Off button

    The dishwasher is now reset.

If your dishwasher still doesn’t start, you may need to reboot the entire system by turning off the power to the appliance at the house circuit breaker or fuse box.

A Bosch dishwasher is a high-quality dishwasher that offers superior performance and features. Bosch dishwashers are known for their quiet operation, energy efficiency, and reliable cleaning power. Many Bosch dishwashers also come with advanced features like delay start, child lock, and adjustable racks.

Bosch Dishwasher FAQ

How do I reset my Bosch dishwasher?

To reset your dishwasher, unplug it from the power source for a few minutes, and then plug it back in. This should clear any errors or issues and reset the dishwasher to its default settings.

What should I do if my Bosch dishwasher is not starting?

If your dishwasher is not starting, you can try resetting it by unplugging it from the power source and plugging it back in. If this doesn’t work, you can check the door latch to ensure it’s properly closed, and make sure the dishwasher is properly connected to the power source.

My Bosch dishwasher is leaving food particles on dishes, what could be the problem?

If your dishwasher is leaving food particles on dishes, it could be an issue with the spray arms or filters being clogged. Make sure to check and clean these parts regularly. If this doesn’t solve the problem, it could also be an issue with the water pressure or detergent dispenser.

My Bosch dishwasher is making a loud noise, what should I do?

If your dishwasher is making a loud noise, it could be an issue with the spray arm or pump. Try cleaning the spray arm and make sure it is not blocked. If the noise persists, it could be an issue with the pump or motor and should be checked by a professional.

How can I troubleshoot error codes on my Bosch dishwasher?

To troubleshoot error codes on your dishwasher, you can refer to the user manual for specific instructions. We have the list below. Each code corresponds to a different issue, and the manual will provide information on how to diagnose and resolve the problem. If the issue persists, you can contact Bosch customer service for further assistance.

Bosch Dishwasher Error Codes

  • Error E12: Limescale build-up.
  • Error E14: Flow meter failure.
  • Error E15: Water in the base trough.
  • Error E16 & E17: Water filling the system.
  • Error E18: Water flow into the dishwasher.
  • Error E22: Filter is blocked.
  • Error E23: Issue with drain pump.
  • Error E24: Dishwasher not draining.
  • Error E25: Drain pump blocked, drain issue, filter clogged or pump impeller is jammed.
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